The Southern Medical Program is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Kevin Oswald as the new Clinical Skills Co-Course Director based at the Clinical Academic Campus at Kelowna General Hospital. Dr. Oswald practices family and hospitalist medicine in Vernon and is a clinical instructor with the UBC Department of Family Practice.
Dr. Oswald completed his medical degree and family medicine residency at Queen’s University in Kingston followed by further training in oncology. Working as a hospitalist for the past three years, he has practiced family medicine for close to 30 years. Dr. Oswald is a fellow of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and member of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia.
Dr. Oswald has a keen interest in supporting and growing medical education opportunities in the region. Dr. Oswald also recently served as a Clinical Skills preceptor for first and second year SMP students who have consistently rated his teaching as excellent.
Dr. Oswald will work closely with his counterpart Dr. Brandy Bursey, SMP Clinical Skills Co-Course Director in leading the development and implementation of Clinical Skills courses for first and second year SMP students.